https://www.leaderunion.com/sports/rss.xml en Big third quarter lifts Vandals https://www.leaderunion.com/content/big-third-quarter-lifts-vandals <img src="https://www.leaderunion.com/sites/www.leaderunion.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/oct18_2018_fb_roxana_smalls.jpg" alt="Vandalia&#039;s Trevor Smalls rips off a big gain in the third quarter of Friday&#039;s win at Roxana." title="Vandalia&#039;s Trevor Smalls rips off a big gain in the third quarter of Friday&#039;s win at Roxana." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> After a sluggish first half, the Vandalia Vandals exploded in the third quarter against Roxana to improve to 7-1 going into the final game of the regular season.</p> Vandalia 43, Roxana 7 – Game Stats https://www.leaderunion.com/content/vandalia-43-roxana-7-%E2%80%93-game-stats <p> First Quarter<br /> Vandalia: 8:25 &ndash; 4-yard run, Trevor Smalls; Cameron Withers kick&nbsp;(V 7-0).<br /> Second Quarter<br /> Vandalia: 1:12 &ndash; 15-yard run, Trevor Smalls; Cameron Withers kick&nbsp;(V 14-0).<br /> Third Quarter<br /> Vandalia:&nbsp;7:54 &ndash;&nbsp;5-yard run, Matthew Wells; Blake Morrison run, 2-point conversion (V 22-0).<br /> Vandalia: 4:47 &ndash; 10-yard run, Matthew Wells; Cameron Withers kick&nbsp;(V 29-0).<br /> Vandalia: 3:00 &ndash;&nbsp;42-yard run,&nbsp;Trevor Smalls; Cameron Withers kick&nbsp;&nbsp;(V 36-0).<br /> Laack 21st at state golf tourney https://www.leaderunion.com/content/laack-21st-state-golf-tourney <img src="https://www.leaderunion.com/sites/www.leaderunion.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/oct18_2018_laack_state.jpg" alt="Chase Laack" title="Chase Laack" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> While Chase Laack may not have been pleased to see snow for the first round of his first state golf tournament, it worked out well for him in the end.</p> Lady Vandals top SW, fall to Carlyle, Pana https://www.leaderunion.com/content/lady-vandals-top-sw-fall-carlyle-pana <p> The Lady Vandals were defeated by Pana on Tuesday, 16-25, 19-25.<br /> Vandalia &ndash; Hagy 2 kills, dig; Jackson 3 kills, 2 blocks; Kern 4 blocks; Lidy 3 kills, block, dig; McNary 5 assists, 2 digs; Miller assist, dig; Mills ace dig; Stewart 4 assists, 2 digs; Wilkerson 2 kills; Worker 6 digs.<br /> The junior varsity Lady Vandals lost to Pana, 11-25, 18-25, and the freshmen lost, 12-21, 23-21, 6-15<br /> On Monday night, Vandalia lost to Carlyle, 21-25, 19-25.<br /> SEB picks up two wins in EI Tourney https://www.leaderunion.com/content/seb-picks-two-wins-ei-tourney <p> St. Elmo/Brownstown picked up two wins on the second night of the Egyptian Illini Conference Tournament on Tuesday at St. Elmo.<br /> The Lady Bombers defeated Ramsey in two games, 25-17, 25-23, and Mulberry Grove in two games, 25-22, 25-18.<br /> St. Elmo/Brownstown vs. Ramsey &ndash; Christensen 6 kills, 6 points; Cripe 2 kills, 2 digs, 2 points; Curry 3 kills 10 assists, 2 aces, 2 digs, 5 points; Maxey 2 aces, 5 digs, 2 points; Nolen 8 kills, 6 assists, 5 digs, 8 points; Oberlink 2 kills, 3 assists, ace, dig, 3 points; Smith 7 digs; Yagow kill, assist, point.<br /> SCHS wins Bronze Pool at NTC Tourney https://www.leaderunion.com/content/schs-wins-bronze-pool-ntc-tourney <p> South Central won the championship of the Bronze Pool at the National Trail Conference Volleyball Tournament.<br /> The Lady Cougars defeated Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City, 25-18, 25-16, to win the pool championship.<br /> South Central &ndash; Lutz 9 points, ace, 10 assists, dig, kill; Landreth 9 points, 2 aces, 2 kills, dig; Potter point, 5 kills, 3 digs; Hall 6 kills; Magnus 4 points, 7 assists, ace, dig; Kollman 3 points, 2 kills, dig; Smith 3 points, 3 kills, dig; Roberts kill, dig.<br /> Earlier in the Bronze Pool, South Central defeated Dieterich, 13-25, 25-18, 25-15.<br /> VJHS Basketball https://www.leaderunion.com/content/vjhs-basketball-0 <p> SEVENTH GRADE<br /> Monday<br /> Vandalia 27, Salem Franklin Park 18<br /> Vandalia &ndash; Eckhardt 16; LaMonica 4, Willenborg 2, Hartlieb 2, Lupton 2, Austin 1.<br /> Friday<br /> Vandalia 26, Mulberry Grove 15<br /> Vandalia &ndash; Eckhardt 18, Willenborg 8, LaMonica 4, Symonds 2, DuPlayee 2, Lupton 2.<br /> Thursday, Oct. 11<br /> Vandalia 22, Litchfield 10<br /> Vandalia &ndash;&nbsp;Eckhardt 14, LaMonica 6, Willenborg 6.<br /> Tuesday, Oct. 9<br /> Vandalia 34, Pana 18<br /> Vandalia &ndash; Eckhardt 14, LaMonica 8, Austin 8, Hartlieb 4.<br /> <br /> VJHS Basketball https://www.leaderunion.com/content/vjhs-basketball <p> The Vandalia Junior High School Lady Vandals seventh- and eighth-grade teams both defeated Effingham St. Anthony last Thursday.<br /> The eighth-graders won 23-10 &ndash; Kershaw 2; Berry 0; Satterthwaite 0; Dagen 0; Lidy 7; Kaiser 1; Forbes 0; Lupton 0; Shields 0; Mouser 0; Bowles 0; Protz 13.<br /> The seventh-graders won, 28-9 &ndash; Eckhardt 14; Willenborg 10; Kirby 2; Lupton 2.<br /> Last Tuesday at home, the eighth-graders defeated Altamont, 29-23, and the seventh-graders were defeated, 41-25.<br />